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Please read the following BEFORE reading the catalogue. Business by correspondence or on appointment only. Orders are accepted on the understanding that payment is to be made as soon as the parcel arrives. New customers should send references. Postage extra. There will be an inevitable delay in the dispatch of orders, especially to overseas customers. It is advisable to send a list of alternative titles in case the first choices are sold. The words London & Paris have been omitted from descriptions of English & French books printed in the respective capitals. The CODE-WORD for this catalogue is "north" which will be taken to mean "please send on firm order from your catalogue 64 the following items." No items will be sent abroad on approval, but good photographs of many of the DRAWINGS are available. I shall be happy to show the drawings to collectors who make an appointment, except between 20th July and 28th August, 1964. There is no shop. The nearest railway station is Bournemouth-West. The Supplement begins at item 376. [---] VARIOUS BOOKS. 1. Betjeman (J.) A few late chrysanthemums. 10s Murray,1955 (not 1st)., good copy with d/w. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. 2. Catullus with the Pervigilium Veneris, ed. by £1 S.G. Owen, illus, by Weguelin. Lawrence & Bullen, 1893. Large 8vo, orig. parchment boards, t.e.g., uncut, lower outer edge rubbed, otherwise fine copy. Text in Latin, followed by 60 pp. of English notes. One of 1,000 numbered copies. 3. Chez James, the wisdom & foolishness of James... £1 by R. H. Heaton & D. Swann. 1932. Sm. 4to, orig. " coloured landscape " boards, cloth spine. Includes recipes for food & drinks. 4. Compleat Angler by I. Walton ... introduction £3 by J.R. Lowell. New York, The Heritage Press (1948), 4to, boards, green cloth spine gilt. Illustrations by D. W. Gorsline (full-page & in the text). 5. De La Mare (W.) Ding Dong Bell. S. & Blount £1 1924, 8vo, orig. cl., d/w, first edition. 6. Doves Press. J. Milton, Paradise Regained £13 (+ Samson & " Poems "). 1905, 4to, orig. limp vellum, uncut. 344 pp., of which "Paradise" only occupies 85. 7. Du Maurier (G.) Trilby, a novel, with 121 illus. 12s by the author. 1895. 8vo, orig. blue cloth gilt, t.e.g. Good copy except for 2 leaves carelessly opened. 8. Galsworthy (J.) The Forsyte Saga, 1923. 8vo, 12s orig. cl., 1104 pp. 9. John Martin Illustrations. Milton, Paradise £25 Lost. S. Prowett, 1827. 2vols., 4to, height of page 14 1/4 inches. Cloth, hinges broken, internally sound but some margins spotted, spines badly torn. TWENTY-FOUR SUPERB LARGE MEZZOTINTS, BY JOHN MARTIN, each measuring about 7 1/2 X 10 1/2 inches + margins: (in the reduced edition the plates are only about 6 X 8 inches). See pages 286 & 95 of Balston's "J. Martin" (1947). These are original works & not reproduced from paintings. This large edition is very fine. Useful copy for breaking-up. 10. Nightingale (Madeleine) Mostly Moonshine. 10s Oxford, Blackwell, 1924. 8vo, boards. Woodcuts by C. Nightingale. 11. A. Rackham Illustrations: Washington Irving's £7 "Rip Van Winkle," 1907. Fifty splendid colourplates. 4to, orig. cloth gilt, cover slightly worn, but a sound clean copy. 12. A. Rackham Illustrations. The Ingoldsby £3 10s Legends or Mirth & Marvels. 1919, 4to, orig. cl., d/w. Numerous coloured & black illustrations, excellent copy. 13. Rossetti (Christina, 1830-1849) Speaking Like- £2 nesses. Macmillan, 1874. 8vo, orig. cloth, gilt design on cover, g.e. First edition. Full-page illustrations by Arthur Hughes. 14. "François Villon, a documented survey" by D. £2 B. Wyndham Lewis, with a preface by Hilaire Belloc. Davies, 1928. 8vo, orig. red cl., inscribed presentation copy from Wyndham Lewis who has dated it 28 May 1932. 19 + 355 pp. 15. Voltaire. Candide or the optimist. Peter Pauper £2 Press, Mount Vernon, New York, n.d. 8vo, orig. bds., buckram spine, boxed, new, fine, Illustrated by Fritz Kredel. 16. Rex Whistler Illustrations. S. Harcourt-Smith, £2 The Last of Uptake or The Estranged Sisters. Batsford, n.d. . 4to, orig. cl., Whistler's illustrations include two in colour. 18. Atlas Marianus, sive De Imaginibus Deiparae, £16 per orbem christianum miraculosis auctore Guilielmo GUMPPENBERG. Munich, L. Straub, 1657. Thick 12mo, modern crimson morocco, original gilding on the edges of the leavs. Third edition of a scarce little book on the dressed images of the Virgin all over Europe including Poland & Lithuania. There are numerous full-page engravings: pages 11-14 & 99/100 slightly defective, with loss of a few words. Over 400 pp., divided into two books. 5 original blank leaves (one at beginning). 19. Castiglione (B.) Il Cortegiano, or The Courtier ... £9 a new version of the same into English + life of the auhor, by A. P. Castiglione of the same family. Bowyer, 1727. 4to, orig. mottled calf, gilt spine, portrait by Vertue. List of subscribers. Italian & English in adjoining columns. Bookplate of John Earl of Loudoun. Nice clean copy. Not mentioned by Brunet. The Courtier is followed by various letters & poems (the latter not translated). 20. Caeremoniale episcoporum iussu Clementis £12 VIII... reformatum omnibus eclesiis ... perutile ac necessarium ... Paris, 1633. Folio, old sheepskin gilt, rebacked, new end-leaves, g.e. Superb engraved title-page by M. van Lochom, numerous half-page engravings, engraved floral initials 50 mm. square. Text in large-type, double-columns, printed in red & black. 366 pp. 21. Cartari. Les images des dieux contenant leurs £4 pourtraits, coustumes & cérémonies de la religion des payens, trad. par A. du Verdier. Lyon, Frellon, 1610. Thichk 8vo, orig. limp parchment. Engraved title-page by Gaultier, slightly shaved, backed. Full-page woodcuts, one leaf of text lacks 2 words, clear stain on many leaves. 22. Engraved Book. La Sainte Messe ... actions £16 du prêtre, les mistères de la passion ... avec les oraisons. Paris, Pierre Landry c. 1680. Sm. 8vo, orig. crushed morocco, small fleur-de-lis in each corner& 24 smaller ones on plain spine (raised bands): edges of the leaves are gilt. 35 plates with engraved text on the facing page. Remarkably-fine coloured Dutch end-papers. 23. Early Newspaper. "The Patrician," Numbers 1 £2 to 23 incl.., 11 Oct., 1845 to 14 Mar., 1846. London. Folio. Bound in boards, calf spine (spine worn, but sound). Nice clean copies of this interesting general paper. 368 pages. Numerous advertisements; law, church, army, arts & literature, English & foreign news, shipping, overland mail from India, etc. Richard Almack's ink signature inside front cover. 24. (Printed in Finland) Oratio funebris... Henrichi £3 Hassel...expressit H. G. Porthan. (Abo, Finland, 1776). 4to, unbound. Fine engraved portrait by Akrel after Kraft. 25. Heures Nouvelles ou exercice spirituel... £10 dediees a... l'Imperatrice Regnant. Vienne, chez Briffaut, 1735. 4to, orig. calf, both sides gilt with the crowned, double-headed eagle holding sceptre & mace, arms in centre, (spine defective, otherwise a sound clean copy). Engraved title-page (with Briffaut's olive-tree mark) & fifteen full-page engravings of saints including John Nepomucene, Roch, Borromeo, Elisabeth, Amalberga (Amalia). This fine prayerbook, in French, was dedicated to the Empress Elizabeth Christine (1691-1750) Wife of Charles VI. 26. (A Very Rare Novel) "The Widow of the Wood" £8 (by Benjamin Victor, theatrical manager & writer, who died in 1778). London, C. Corbett, 1775. First Edn. Sm. 8vo, orig. sprinkled calf, contemp. MS. label on spine, complete with half-title. The story is founded upon fact: she first married John Whitby of Great Honeywood, Staffs: her second husband Sir. William Wolseley of Wolseley Hall, Staffs., her third husband was John Robins, M.P. for Stafford: her fourth husband was Mr. Hargrave (attorney, father of the editor of State Trials). Lowndes 2769. 27. Australia. "Adventures of a colonist, or Godfrey£15 Arabin the settler." London, J. &D. A. Darling (1845). Sm. 8vo, orig. green cloth, excellent copy of this book (unrecorded by Ferguson or Halkett & Laing). The author was apparently a settler in Australia & the story is based on facts. It is followed by a 24-page Essay on the Aborigines of Australia: the writer champions the cause of the natives & is pessimistic about their future. 28. Lord Howe & Norfolk Islands (Australiana). £6 More than three hundred photos in fine bright sharp state, circa 1912 3x4 inches + small margins, on shiny paper. Fifty are of ornithological interest. 170 are of landscapes & trees. 84 are of family groups, picnics, various activities & some of the named homesteads, post-office, government house, the lock-up etc. Families include Nicholls, Kirby (schoolmaster), Digham, Howell, Thompson, Payten, Localities include Mount Lidgbird, Mt. Gower, Wilson's landing, Ned's Beach, George's Bay, Blinkenthorpe Beach, Goat Island. Birds include noddies, wideawakes, petrels, mutton-birds, wood hen, puffins, gannets, etc. Photos of this fine quality, of such remote places half a century ago, are rare. 29. "Dahcotah: or life & legends of the Sioux around£10 Fort Snelling" by Mrs. Mary Eastman. New York, J. Wiley, 1849. 8vo, orig. green cloth, Indian gilt on cover, lacks backstrip, front hinge cracked, clean within. SABIN 21685. Four tinted lithographs by Eastman, lithographed by Ackermann of New York. A few small text-illustrations From Herbert S. Auerbach collection. 30. U.S.A. signaturesL pasted on sheets of paper in-£10 cluding President Andrew Jackson (1830 Letters Patent, part of, countersigned by M. van Buren who was President later): Edward Everett (1794-1865): Jared Sparks: Saml. L. Southard: Robert Hudson: Joseph Bloom-field: Augustus R. Taylor: A Graham: E. Nott: Daniel Webster (1782-1852, dated 13 July, 1852): Douglass Campbell: Henry Bowie: Gales Seaton: R.W. Thompson: James Neilson: B. Smith. And a few other. I am aware that some may not be American. I offer the collection & do not wish to sell individual items. 31. Autographs (a few complete letters, mostly ends- 30s of-letters) from fifty-seven noblemen & bishops, early to mid-Victorian, English, pasted on album leaves. 32. (Blind). C. Johnson, An inquiry into the musical £2 instruction of the blind, in France, Spain, America Mitchell, 1855. Thin 8vo, orig. cloth, inscription from the author on title-page. Loose in cover. Has the rare sheets of raised music (Mahony's) & Rousseau's & Braille's systems. 33. Bonaparte in Egypt, by J. C. herold; Hamilton £1 (1931). 8vo, almost as new (publ. at 30s) 34. (Marie Louise). de Stoeckl, "Four years an 18s empress." Murray (1962) 8vo, almost as new (publ. at 28s). 35. The Old Countess of Desmond, an enquiry £2 (concluded), when was she married? with numismatic crumbs. By Richard Sainthill (of Devon). Dublin, for private distribution only, 1863. 8vo, orig. cloth, pages loose in worn cover. Text & lithograph & folding genealogies very clean. 105 pp. Inscribed presentation copy from author.
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